Amanda Hart

FGM Part 2

Is anyone actually surprised that Michigan physicians Jumana Nargarwala and Fakhruddin Attar are claiming that FGM is protected by the first amendment as a religious practice? Big shocker. As I said in my last piece, it is hard to protect baby girls while simultaneously allowing for the non-consensual cutting of baby boys and intersex babies. …

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Are rape, sexual assault, and domestic violence really preexisting conditions under AHCA?

As news spread that the House passed the GOP legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act, Democrats’ frustration was palpable. Bernie Sanders tweeted “Donald Trump and Republicans just celebrated voting to let thousands of Americans die so that billionaires get tax breaks. Think about that.” Hillary Clinton tweeted “A shameful failure of policy & morality …

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FGM isn’t gone in America and here’s why

Earlier this month, Detroit Emergency Room doctor Jumana Nagarwala was arrested and charged with the mutilation of two 7-year-old girls’ genitals in the nation’s first female genital mutilation case . Not long after, Dr. Fakharuddin Attar and his wife Farida Attar were arrested in connection to Nagarwala’s case and accused of providing the facility and …

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